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NYCB in ParisNew York City Ballet in Paris

Four of George Balanchine’s works filmed in 2016

Walpurgisnacht with Sara Mearns and Adrian Danchig-Waring
Sonatine with Megan Fairchild and Joaquin de Luz
La Valse with Sterling Hyltin, Jared Angle,Amar Ramsar
Symphony in C with Tyler Peck, Andrew Veyette, Teresa Reichlen, Tyler Angle, Alston Macgill, Anthony Huxley, Brittany Pollack, Taylor Stanley

DVD, 106 minutes, booklet included
VNX099D $24.95

SF Ballet Romeo and JulietRomeo & Juliet - San Francisco Ballet

A new production filmed in 2015
With the San Francisco Ballet

Choreography by Helgi Tomasson

DVD, 128 minutes, booklet included
VNX120D $20.95

David Hallberg BolshoiDavid Hallberg
at the Bolshoi

David Hallberg, the first American to be principal dancer at the Bolshoi (2014-2017), is featured in this two-volume set in The Sleeping Beauty (choreography by Petipa and Grigorovich) with Svetlana Zakharova and in Marco Spada or The Bandit’s Daughter (Choreography by Pierre Lacotte)with Evguenia Obraztsova.

2 DVDs, total viewing time 264 minutes
VNX009D $39.95

zakharova BolshoiSvetlana Zakharova
at the Bolshoi

Zakharova, regarded as one of the greatest international ballet stars and principal dancer with the Bolshoi is seen in four ballets here in a set of four separate discs: Swan Lake, La Bayadère, The Sleeping Beauty, La Fille du Pharon (The Pharaoh’s Daughter).

DVD, total viewing time 490 minutes
VNX010D $49.95

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Ballet & Modern Dance 3rd edition
Ballet & Modern Dance:
A Concise History
Third Edition
Jack Anderson

Ballet &  Modern Dance, Third Edition meets the needs of both students and inquisitive dance goers through a narrative focused on the development of Western theatrical dance from the Renaissance through the first decades of the 21st century, incorporating the most recent scholarship and projecting trends. The text is illuminated by excerpts from primary sources and embellished with 65 photos and drawings. A section of biographical profiles at the end of the book serves as a  supplementary reference source. A new chapter "Ongoing Explorations" points the way to the future of dance.

The Author, Jack Anderson, is a dance critic for The New York Times, correspondent for the Dancing Times of London, co-editor of Dance Chronicle, author the The Nutcracker Ballet and  The One and Only:The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, as well as eight books of poetry.

Table of Contents:
1.The Pleasures of Dance History
2. Glimpses of the Past
3. Dance at the Royal Courts
4. The Professionalization of Ballet
5. The Sunshine and Moonlight of Romantic Ballet
6. The Imperial Russian Ballet
7. Balletic Astonishments
8. The Rise of American Ballet
9. The Phoenix of Modern Dance
10. Ballet Around the World
11. International Contemporary Dance
12 Ongoing Explorations

ISBN 9780871273963
PBC00135 $34.95

Coming in April 2018
Appreciating Dance 5th Edition
Appreciating Dance: A Guide
to the World's Liveliest Art

5th Edition

Harriet Lihs and
The Editors of Dance Horizons

Appreciating Dance, 5th Edition is a thorough and accurate history of various forms of dance, analyzing everything from social dance and ballet and modern dance to tap, jazz, theatrical dance and contemporary dance. In it readers will find a brief biography of notable dancers and choreographers, information needed to expand the enjoyment of performance; the intersection of dance and religion; the history of dance through the beginning of the 21st century; and budding dance trends. Each chapter in this fifth edition has been updated and revised with new information,  suggestions for YouTube viewing, and discussion questions.

Table of Contents

1. Definitions and Origins
2. Dance and Religion
3. Social Dance
4. Bugaku and Ballet
5. Modern Dance
6. Tap, Jazz, Musical, TV, and Film Dance
7. Dance in the 21st Century
8. A Dancer's World

ISBN 9780871273956  
PBC0044 $39.95
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